New Baker County website offers key coronavirus health and
To help members of the Baker County community stay informed about coronavirus disease (COVID-19), its local impacts, and actions being taken to prevent its spread, Baker County today launched a COVID-
19 website, located at https://www.bakercountycovid19.com/. Information.
Information on the site will be regularly updated for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on Baker County. The site features a variety of information about COVID-19 and the concurrent public health measures
being taken to slow the spread of the disease. This includes messages from Governor Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority’s #StayHomeSaveLives campaign.
The health information page provides residents with links to reliable medical information about COVID-19, its symptoms, and what to do if you suspect you may be infected.
The business and workforce information pages provide news and links
about resources which are being made available for local workers and business owners who are affected by mandatory closures and resulting layoffs.
The community information and resources page provides
updates on the status of community services such as meals for seniors and transit options.
Other community resources posted include links to lists of local businesses which are remaining open under the order, such as restaurants offering take-out meals.
Stay Home, Save Lives
The Oregon Health Authority released projections yesterday modeling how the Stay Home, Save Lives order can dramatically reduce the impact on hospitals that will treat patients who develop complications from COVID-19. Oregon Gives
Please do your part to reduce the risk of spread and protect our community by staying home unless the trip is essential, such as for groceries or medication, and practicing social distancing when you do go out.